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Please check focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. The Sentence following the grammar area is the sentence in question.

1.Dangling Modidiers - If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated.

My Answer: If your baby does not like cold apple juice it should be heated.

2.Dangling Modifiers - When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus.

Answer: No Change

3.Predication - Our plans for tomorrow should begin today.

Answer: No change

4. Punctuating Sentence: The dinner party will begin at 8 o'clock sharp,

Asnwer: The dinner party will begin at eight o'clock sharp.

5. Puctuating Sentences - Without a
doubt, cramming for test.

Answer: No Change

6. Punctuating Sentence: He took the cure too sharply, it caused an accident.

Answer: Because he took the cure too sharply, it caused an accident.

7.Punctuation Colon - The ingredients for my favorite grilled sandwich are: peanut butter and bananas.

Answer: The ingredients for my favorite grilled sandwich are the following: peanut butter and bananas.

8. punctuation colon - Studing in exciting: find something about the subject that interest you, and resolve to become an expert.

Answer: No change

9. Puctuation Dash - Pens come in all shapes-my favorite is an ergonomic one shaped like a wishbone.

Answer: No change

10. Punctuation Hyphen - She ate two thirds of the pie in one sitting!

Answer: She ate two-third of the pie in one sitting.

11. Punctuation Hyphen - The high rise building is located at 3114 Main Street.

Answer: The high-rise building is located at 3114 Main Street.

12. Punctuation-Parenthese - The blouse did not fit properly. (You will find it in this package.)

Answer: The blouse did not fit properly. (You will find it in this package).

13.Punctuation Square Brackets- The article about American history stated, "The revolution began over a beer [during Prohibition] and ended with a bang."

Answer:No change

14.Inclusive language Nonsexist language - We need more manpower to finish the job on schedule.

answer: We need more workers to finish the job on schedule.

15. Inclusive language - Nonracist and Nonagist Lanuage - The woman who earned the award was a Negro from Louisiana.

answer- The person whom earned the award was an African American from Louisiana.

17. Inclusive Language - Noncracist and nonagist - It seems that every Golded ager is on the bus trip to Laughlin, Nevada.

Answer: It seems that every elderly person is on the bus trip to Laughlin, Nevada.

18. Inclusive language-talking about people with disabiities and diease - The blind people were downtown for a national conference.

answer: The people with vision impairments were downtown for a national conference.

19. Same as above - His sister is afflicted with polio and muscular dystrophy, so she is confined to a wheelchair.

Answer: His sister who has polio and muscular dystrophy needs to use a wheelchair in order to move around.

20. Inclusive language-Quoting from biased material - The mayors and their wives were invited on a tour of the state buildings.

Answer: The "mayor and their wives" were invited on a tour of the state buildings.

21. Same as above - Back in the 1400s, the laws governing the people were quite specific: "All men shall tithe 10% of the church and pay taxes every six months. All men can attend school until they are 16 years of age."

Answer : No change

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    These need to be looked at again. Please repost if you have further questions on these.

    2.Dangling Modifiers - When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus.

    Answer: No Change

    5. Puctuating Sentences - Without a
    doubt, cramming for test.

    Answer: No Change

    6. Punctuating Sentence: He took the cure too sharply, it caused an accident.

    Answer: Because he took the cure too sharply, it caused an accident.

    9. Puctuation Dash - Pens come in all shapes-my favorite is an ergonomic one shaped like a wishbone.

    Answer: No change

    13.Punctuation Square Brackets- The article about American history stated, "The revolution began over a beer [during Prohibition] and ended with a bang."

    Answer:No change

    15. Inclusive language - Nonracist and Nonagist Lanuage - The woman who earned the award was a Negro from Louisiana.

    answer- The person whom earned the award was an African American from Louisiana.

    17. Inclusive Language - Noncracist and nonagist - It seems that every Golded ager is on the bus trip to Laughlin, Nevada.

    Answer: It seems that every elderly person is on the bus trip to Laughlin, Nevada.

    20. Inclusive language-Quoting from biased material - The mayors and their wives were invited on a tour of the state buildings.

    Answer: The "mayor and their wives" were invited on a tour of the state buildings.

  • please check - ,

    This one suffers more from the unclear reference for "it" than anything else:

    1.Dangling Modidiers - If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated.

    My Answer: If your baby does not like cold apple juice it should be heated.


    You can try switching the two clauses around and doing some slight rewording. Or you can rephrase the main clause to make it crystal clear that "it" doesn't refer to the baby!

    =)

  • please check - ,

    And here are links to other responses for these very sentences in this very exercise in previous Jiskha posts:

    http://www.jiskha.com/search/search.cgi?query=they+are+fresh%2C+eating+oranges

    =)

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